Alumni Black and Gold Day

Alumni Black and Gold Day

Black and gold forever


Reunion is now Alumni Black and Gold Day. Grab your Warrior wear and claim your spot in the stands to cheer our football team on to victory. Over the course of the day, meet other proud Waterloo grads at events that celebrate our amazing alumni.

Join us Saturday September 28, 2019.


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Participants in fun run running

Proudly sponsored by:

BMO MasterCard

Fun Run

8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | AHS Expansion Building

We invite alumni and all community members to participate in our annual Fun Run on September 28, 2019. This event is for all ages and ability levels. Costumes are encouraged!

Advance registration Day-of registration

$20.00 per adult/teen
$10 per UWaterloo student
Free for children (12 & under)

Advance registration
closes on Wednesday, September 25
at 11:59 p.m.

$30.00 per adult/teen
$15 per UWaterloo student
Free for children (12 & under)

Credit cards only.
No debit or cash sales.

Get all the race details and registration information


The Modern Athlete Panel

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The Modern Athlete

11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. | Federation Hall

Better, faster, stronger. Are athletes born or made? Join us in an exploratory discussion on the advances in health technology, and how they affect sport, and the development of athletes.


Gary Abbott

Gary Abbott (BASc '10)

Moderator: Gary is a Solutions Architect at D2L. A dynamic presenter with a keen sense for his audience, Gary can distill technical concepts for a variety of applications, from product demonstrations to written proposals. When he is not communicating the value of D2L education software, Gary is performing in community theatre productions and playing sports. For the past six years, he has been one of the panelists for Golf Digest Magazine’s annual equipment preview, The Hot List.

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Tristan Lehari (BASc '11)

Tristan is the Co-Founder & CEO of TritonWear, an advanced sports wearables company helping coaches and athletes around the world unlock their hidden potential. Tristan works closely with National Federations around the world to help them integrate big data into nationwide programs, helping countries get the most out of their elite athletes, as well as funneling as many athletes as possible from grassroots programs to the international stage.


Sarah Remedios

Sarah Remedios (BSc '18)

Sarah Remedios is currently a Candidate of Masters of Science in Biomechanics within the Department of Kinesiology. Sarah was a 3x Academic All Canadian. Sarah was also a 5-year member of the women’s varsity volleyball program, serving as captain for the last 3 seasons. Her final year was the most successful in program history reaching a highest ranking of 3rd in the country and winning the OUA bronze medal. 

Andrew Hopf

Andrew Hopf (MSc '09)

Andrew founded Next Level Performance Training Inc with his wife Michelle Miguel and established himself as one of the region’s premier strength and conditioning coaches of young athletes and professional hockey players. Andrew is currently the Interuniversity Strength and Conditioning Coach at the University of Waterloo, and the Development Strength and Conditioning Coach with the Stanley Cup winning St. Louis Blues of the NHL. 



Warrior Picnic

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. | BMH Green

Join us for a BBQ Lunch, beer tent, live entertainment and activities for the whole family. UWaterloo’s own Concrete Toboggan student team will be onsite selling their famous ‘Boggan Burgers with proceeds going directly to the team. Our beer tent will feature selections from Waterloo Brewing – available for purchase for those who are 19+. Enjoy live music, facepainting, kids' activities, a photo booth and more.

Join in after Fun Run or incorporate the Picnic in to your other Alumni Black and Gold Day activities! No cost to register. Food and drinks will be for sale at the event.

Cash sales only for food and drinks.


Alumni VIP Tent

Proudly sponsored by:

TD Insurance

Alumni VIP Tent

12:00 p.m. Tent opens | 1:00 p.m. Kick-off | Warrior Field

Join us for the annual Alumni VIP Tent at the Warriors Football game. The Warriors will be battling the York Lions. Come out to cheer them on to victory!

Your VIP pass includes beer sampling from Waterloo Brewing, tailgate-inspired food, as well as entrance into Warrior Field and grandstand seating during the game.

The VIP Tent is open to all ages. Attendees will have ID checked at the door and wristbands provided to those of age. The VIP Tent is exclusive to Waterloo alumni and their guests.

Please note: Grandstand seating will only be held until the end of the first quarter. If you wish to sit in the main grandstand please be sure to make your way there before the end of the first quarter. After that point, grandstand seating will be available on a first come first served basis. 

The NEW Field House beside Warrior Field will also be open for those interested in seeing the new facility while they are on campus.

Advance registration Day-of registration
$20.00 per person $25.00 per person. Cash only.
Game ticket only: You can attend just the game with gates opening at 12:00pm and Kick-off at 1:00pm. Tickets can be purchased here.


Choice of sampling or 12 oz beverage

  • Waterloo Dark
  • Waterloo IPA
  • Waterloo Craft Lager
  • Salted Caramel Porter
  • Waterloo Raspberry Radler
  • Waterloo Grapefruit Radler

Proudly supplied by:

Waterloo Brewing


Other options

  • Pelee island wine (5 oz)
  • Soft drinks, water


  • Taco bar - pulled pork, mole chicken, bbq beef brisket
  • Buttermilk fried chicken
  • Corn bread with Jalapeño butter
  • Mac and Cheese gratin
  • Ice Cream sandwich

Proudly supplied by:

Catering Services


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Hall of fame recipients

Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. | Federation Hall

Join the Department of Athletics and Recreation as they celebrate the outstanding accomplishments and significant contributions made by this year’s inductees, and share memories of your time at UWaterloo as we relive the moments that have left an ever lasting impression on the Waterloo Warriors community.

Tickets (tax included)

General Admission: $85.00
Current Hall of Fame Member: $60.00
Current Student-Athletes: $60.00
Table of 8: $565.00

Ticket price includes dinner, one glass of wine with main course, and cash bar.


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